West Virginia is struggling with its drug problem as the availability and abuse of powder and crack cocaine continues to be a problem within the state. In addition heroin also poses a threat as there continue to be more and more new users and continued users of the drug. Some of the newer drug threats to West Virginia include both methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drugs. Drugs such as diazepam and hydrocodone pose the largest threat currently indicating a need for effective drug rehabilitation throughout.
For those already addicted the best treatment option is a long-term, drug free program with a high success rate for permanent recovery.
The Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program achieves a 70% success rate with all hardcore addictions.
If you or someone you know is struggling with a drug problem in the state of West Virginia contact us for immediate help as recent data indicates that there are many citizens who still need to get into a good treatment program.
Recent statistics in West Virginia indicate that approximately 123,000 citizens reported using an illicit drug during a one month period during 2005-2006. In addition more than 45,000 West Virginia citizens reported being dependent or abusing illegal drugs â€“ this was during the same year while 29,000 reported drug dependence. This is 1.87% of the population of West Virginia.
There were also 42,000 citizens in West Virginia that reported needing drug treatment in the state but not receiving it during 2005-2006.
However in 2006 there were 7,642 admissions into drug rehab in West Virginia. This number is up from the 6,383 admissions into drug treatment in 2005 in the state.